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The Pros and Cons of Judicial Corporal Punishment - ... Here, there is a clear sense in which the process of rehabilitation involves assisting the individual to get ‘back to normal’. He or she may need to re-learn motor skills, such as how to walk (in the case of a broken limb); or seek to recover cognitive skills, such as memory (in the case of a head injury). In either scenario, rehabilitation implies returning to a former, favorable state.” (Robinson, 2009). In theory, rehabilitation works, unfortunately as there are objectors to punishment of the corporal kind as there are objectors to the practice of rehabilitation....   [tags: correctional and rehabilitational facilities]
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How Can Teaching Writing be Used as a Method of Rehabilitating Young Offenders? - The evidence to support writing as a valuable teaching tool is always increasing, Creative Writing courses are rising in popularity at the Undergraduate and Post Graduate level and a justified conclusion for the reason of this could be the growing use of writing being used as part of the curriculum at school level. A focus on creative arts such as writing in education has been noted as ‘stimulating student’s curiosity, encouraging originality of thought, fostering peer relations and overall increasing student’s engagement.’ The skills that we focus on in Teaching Writing to students are not only necessary to the classroom, but are valuable tools for functioning in society: freedom of expre...   [tags: education in prisons]
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Brain-Computer and Brain-Machine Interfaces Applied to the Medical Field - ... The first required the patient to listen to artificially synthesized vowels. The patient was asked to speak along with vowel sequence while he listened. The second model required him to listen to artificially synthesized vowel sequences, but this time he had to listen only during stimulus presentation. Afterwards, he would have to attempt to produce the vowel sequence. So far, the patient has been able to perform the second task with decent accuracy using the BCI. Although there have been many advances in the field of silent speech, there is also much work to be done....   [tags: using them for rehabilitative purposes] 1793 words
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Interview at the Virginis Beach Healthcare and Rehabilition Center - Virginia Beach Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center located close to the Oceanfront, caters to mostly older adults, although there are patients who can be in their lower twenties. Many of the patients stay within the facility for the rest of their lives. However, some patients are rehabilitated until they have recovered or they can move to another location, such as a home facility. Cindy Halonski, one of the recreation therapists, gives every patient who comes in a welcome page. This paper lists information such as different rooms such as the courtyards, different activities available, where a television is located and letting the patients know that there is also a beauty shop on location....   [tags: adults, page, future, patient] 921 words
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Rehabilation of Prison Inmates - Prison inmates, are some of the most disturbed and unstable people in society. Most of the inmates have had too little discipline or too much, come from broken homes, and have no self-esteem. They are very insecure and are at war with themselves as well as with society. Most inmates did not learn moral values or learn to follow everyday norms. In order to rehabilitate criminals we must do more than just send them to prison. Of the 600,000 criminals that are released into society each year, 70% of them are re-arrested within 3 years of their release from prison (Cullen)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1235 words
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Preferential Treatments in Juvenile Justice System. - Chapter 15 in the textbook focuses mainly on juvenile justice. There are many subtopics under this chapter however, there was one topic in particular that attracted my interests. This topic was also touched on several times in the discussions board and it is the Preferential Treatments in Juvenile. These controversial treatments were specifically created and developed with a child’s best interests as a primary objective. The concept of this was introduce from the philosophy “parens patriae” which allowed the states to step in and take control of the problematic child....   [tags: rehabilition, development, preferential treatments] 827 words
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Helping Women Offenders Move Forward - The Task Force We have often said that the women inside have the understanding to help themselves, that all is required is the right kind of resources, support and help. The money spent on studies would be much better spent on family visits, on culturally appropriate help, on reducing our powerlessness to heal ourselves. But the reality is that prison conditions grow worse. We cry out for a meaningful healing process that will have real impact on our lives, but the objectives and implementation of this healing process must be premised on our need, the need to heal and walk in balance (L....   [tags: rehabilitative conditions]
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A Historical Overview of Horseback Riding - Were there any impacts of the equine revolution on humans. This is one of the many questions that some people normally do not think about. The uses of equines have changed tremendously over their existence. Horseback riding has evolved in many ways. Today, using horses for transportation has declined, however leisure and rehabilitative activities have increased. To understand horseback riding, it is essential to look at the history of equines, the sport of horseback riding, and how to take care of a horse....   [tags: Transportation, Leisure, Rehabilitative Activities]
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The Rise of America’s Prison Empire - When envisioning a prison, one often conceptualizes a grisly scene of hardened rapists and murderers wandering aimlessly down the darkened halls of Alcatraz, as opposed to a pleasant facility catering to the needs of troubled souls. Prisons have long been a source of punishment for inmates in America and the debate continues as to whether or not an overhaul of the US prison system should occur. Such an overhaul would readjust the focuses of prison to rehabilitation and incarceration of inmates instead of the current focuses of punishment and incarceration....   [tags: Analysis, Robert Perkinson, Alcatraz] 1930 words
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To Punish or to Rehabilitate - The criminal justice system covers several parts of the operational aspects of the system including law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Each and every aspect is of utmost importance in the successful function of the criminal justice system with the most questionable approach going to the decision to focus on the punishment or rehabilitation of offenders. The correctional process is entrusted with ensuring the safety of the public, the best alternative for handling each offender, while guaranteeing fairness is served to all....   [tags: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement]
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How to Overcome Addiction - ... When one does seek and get help, they are going to have to change their whole entire life to make the treatment actually work. Addiction may be treated like an injury to your body. In other words addiction recovery can take a person a very long time. When one does get addicted to drugs it may influence the role of their brain. Then when it messes with the brain it will start to play an enormous role in how one behaves. If one recognizes that they are dependent on drugs they must seek help as quickly as possible....   [tags: To Go or Not to Go] 1464 words
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Does the Juvenile Justice System Work? - ... For example, a greater number of resources for better rehabilitation programs. The lack of funding for these programs has led to the factors that limit the effectiveness of The Juvenile Justice System. There are many differences between adult corrections and juvenile corrections. Juveniles are categorize from 18 years of age and down. In the U.S. some states cut off limit for being a juvenile could more or less. “States recognize that children who commit crimes are different from adults: as a class, they are less blameworthy, and they are more reluctant to modifications” (JLC.org)....   [tags: opportunity for change, reformation] 521 words
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The United States Correctional System - ... While this system provided excellent rehabilitation opportunities, it was mainly up to the individual to rehabilitate themselves. After that period came the Mass Prison era around 1825-1876 that made for rehabilitation time to be organized. This era in the prison system focused on group workshops, physical punishment and hard labor for enforcement, this left little time to reflect on the nature of the crime making it more punishment than rehabilitative. This has continued to the newest era of prisons, the just deserts era that started in 1995 (Schmalleger, 2011)....   [tags: punishment of the convicted]
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Redivicism in California - ... The current procedures being used today are not showing sufficient results. Not only are they not working, but they are also costing California about nine billion dollars a year. Improved rehabilitation programs could drastically reduce the amount of ex-convicts going back to prison. More money needs to be directed toward rehabilitation and assisting ex-convicts outside of prison. Recidivism has been a problem in California since the 1990s. When overcrowding in California prisons peaked in 2011, the Supreme Court ordered California to reduce the prison population by 32,000 by February 2014....   [tags: state prison system]
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Overcrowded Jails and Prisons - ... I agree with that but also on the other hand give that prisoner a chance to redeem him/her self, and lets help them become a productive member of society again by rehabilitation. "1 and 100 Americans are behind bars, that is approximately 2.3 million people."(Gordon) America alone houses more citizens than any other country. Over population of prisons and jails is and will continue to be a problem for America. Critics believe that jails and prisons typically fail to rehabilitate there prisoners that in fact they exploit them for cheap labor which in return causes the overcrowding....   [tags: inmates, iprisoners, crime, rehab]
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Drug Addiction Treatment Centers - When you are looking for drug addiction treatment centers, it becomes very important that you have to know thoroughly all aspects of rehabilitation centers before you choose the one for you or for your loved one. You have to review these rehabilitation centers on facilities or services they gives, for example, rehabilitation treatment programs, professionals, and ratings they have. And what they charge for all their services. There are some drug addiction treatment centers, which are giving better services at affordable prices and achieved good ratings for their services....   [tags: Drugs] 1008 words
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Pain Management in Post-Operative Joint Replacement Patient - Patient Population or Disease After surgical joint replacement patients need pain management and analgesia because there is an increased amount of pain and stimuli that are usually not painful suddenly become bothersome (Scholz & Yaksh, 2010). For rehabilitation of the joint to occur, the patient must undergo physiotherapy. This therapy includes strengthening the joint and its surrounding muscles. If an intolerable amount of pain is present, the time for recovery could be prolonged and even chronic complications may result....   [tags: healthcare programs]
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Caribbean is a Strategic Transit Zone - ... - Mismatch in reconciling the legal status of known harmful substances such as tobacco and alcohol has led to speculation that this is a form of colonialism, a relic of St. Lucia’s violent colonial past, and a result of vested market ploys by liquor and tobacco companies stifling potential competition, and conflicting pharmaceutical interests (National Council of Drug Abuse Jamaica, 2001). - No national monitoring frameworks and initiatives exist to foster social empowerment and human rights protection of drug users (Evaluation of Progress in Drug Control Report for St....   [tags: gang violence, imprisonment, drugs] 1354 words
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The United States Correctional System - ... Felony charges are most likely to carry a prison sentence for a set amount of year. Parole for a felony charge is possible based on the crime. For example someone charged with murder would most likely not be granted parole. Misdemeanor charges would be driving under the influence (DUI), petty theft and vandalism. Offender’s charges with a misdemeanor would most likely be granted with parole after a short sentence. There are times an offender may never see a jail cell. For some misdemeanor charges the offender may be given probation for a set number of years....   [tags: crime, punishment, offender]
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The Six Ethical Principles - ... These ethical principles are Beneficence, Autonomy, Justice, No maleficence, Fidelity and Veracity. We will be looking at how each one of the ethical principles impact a practitioner’s behavior and actions in the rehabilitation process. Beneficence: This ethical principle simply stated means to do good, to be proactive and also to prevent harm to the client when possible. It reflects the counselor's responsibility to contribute to the welfare of the client. Why is important for the counselor to abide by this code....   [tags: benefience, counselors, autonomy] 1618 words
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Importance of Social Support To Injured Athletes - Sports have become a major part of our culture. Sports now serve as entertainment, recreation, and even religion for some die-hard fans. All levels of sport have become relevant and elite leagues, year round competition, and travel associations have become the norm. The importance of winning, getting scholarships, and competing at the highest level has tremendously increased the pressure from parents and coaches for athletes to succeed. The rise in sports participants has seen the significant increase in sports related injuries....   [tags: Sports Related Injuries] 1741 words
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Equal Access to Education For All Students - Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Melyssa Andrews Texas Woman’s University Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 People with disabilities in the United States have a right to receive an unbiased education that is as similar to the education children without disabilities receive. Some children with disabilities need extra care and specific curriculum to reach developmental milestones and enhance their knowledge. All children need access to education that is geared toward their specific needs and abilities to attain these milestones....   [tags: Disabilities, Special Needs]
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Theoretical Analysis of Restoration Liability Accounting - I. Theoretical Analysis of Restoration Liability Accounting Firms in the extractive industry usually follow a general pattern of evaluation & exploration, development, production, and finally rehabilitation of the site. According to the AASB Framework, “A liability is a present obligation of the entity arising from past events, the settlement of which is expected to result in an outflow from the entity of resources embodying economic benefits.” (AASB Framework #49a, 2004, p.22) Looking deeper than just the legal form of the mining asset, the economic benefit from the land in such a scenario where the asset (mining site) is leased or bought would flow to the entity rather than its legal owner...   [tags: Accounting]
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Juvenile Justice: An Increasingly Complex Problem in our Society - ‘Juvenile Justice is an increasingly complex problem in our society’ Table of Contents: Introduction……………………………………………………………………………… 3 Legislation………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Juveniles and the Law………………………………………………………………. 4 Trends…………………………………………………………………………………….. 4 Analysis of Law………………………………………………………………………… 5 Recommendations………………………………………………………………….. 5 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Appendix A……………………………………………………………………………… 7 Appendix B……………………………………………………………………………… 8 Bibliography……………………………………………………………………………....   [tags: legislation for the young under 18]
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Corrections in the 21st Century - Corrections in the 21st Century Date: 8/21/10 The principle of boot camp is designed in military technique semi penal environments that practice discipline, armed forces training and precise physical exercise to crack a disobedient or delinquent teenager to apparently return home as good individual. In the end, the individual is to obey authority, comply with rules and regulations, and improve the teenager behavior at home and school settings (Boot Camp Info, 2000). In most cases, there are rehabilitations or psychological involvement to deal with the underlying disturbing emotional problems which may be causing or developing the issues in the teen....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Homelessness and Mental Illness - Imagine a man on the streets, who society has forgotten. This man emits the smell of garbage; he has not bathed in months. This man sits quietly mumbling to himself. To the outer world he is just one of the many homeless, but little does society know that this man has a mental illness as well. Homelessness and mental illness are linked. These two happenings have similar beginnings. Homelessness is influenced by drug and alcohol disuse, being homeless at a young age, money problems, and trauma symptoms....   [tags: infantile misfortune, murder, rape]
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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 - The path to enacting the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the history of the disability rights movement and its struggle to attain a better chance for equality not unlike other minority groups. The Disability community came to realize that the problem they were fighting was discrimination. The Disability community came face to face with some of the same problems and challenges that every individual who is in the minority faces. However, a disabled individual was not considered to be in a minority therefore could not be afforded the protections under the Civil Rights Act....   [tags: Disability Rights Movement, Equality]
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For the Greater Good - In practice capital punishment is flawed in a multitude of ways and should not be practiced, but in principle capital punishment is ethical and can be a legitimate sentence. Capital punishment can be supported when the crime committed is extremely horrendous and when the individual under question who has committed a serious crime cannot be rehabilitated. As a rule of thumb rehabilitation should be the first goal, but if that goal cannot be completed the individual is a threat to society and capital punishment can be justified....   [tags: caiptal, punishment, ethical, shooting] 608 words
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Is Aging in Place Priceless? - The meaning of home to older adults transcends the financial and physical qualities of the brick and mortar. Gillsjo, Schwartz-Bardot, & Von Post (2011) suggested that “home was experienced as the place the older adult could not imagine living without, but also as the place one might be forced to leave” (p. 2). Notwithstanding an American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) survey (2010) which showed that the “majority of older adults polled preferred to age in place” (p. 1), the dilemma for many seniors is how to do so when faced with deteriorating housing conditions and “insufficient resources in retirement” (Neil & Neil, 2009, p....   [tags: Real Estate ]
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The Mission of the Correctional System - The correctional system has three main goals: punish, protect the community and rehabilitate the offender. However, it is unclear how well the modern U.S correctional system achieves these goals and whether the money invested in the correctional system might be better spent. These are some of the points I will cover regarding what I think about the correctional system. Department of Corrections is an agency of the state that is responsible for the supervision and management of convicted felons. The Department of Corrections allows the protection of the community by operating safe, secure facilities that keep offenders under firm, fair practices....   [tags: Criminal Justice ]
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Evolution of Brain Recovery - One’s brain is ones source of information, one’s mother board and one’s connectivity tower. When one has a disease or injury in this powerful brain one’s whole body is highly affected. Many recovery theories have been discovered by research and those to be discussed are neural network, neuroplasticity and therapy/rehabilitation. Each concept in applied to a case study or research paper to create a full understand of how each theory is applied in real life situation. Neural networks or their most commonly used name 'artificial' neural network (ANN) can be defined as a computing system made up of a large number of simply connected elements, which process information based on the mammalian brai...   [tags: neural networks, brain malleability]
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Retribution is an Eye for an Eye Punishment - Retribution- Retribution is the punishment that is deserved because of the act committed by the perpetrator. More subsequently, it is the “infliction of punishment on those who deserve to be punished” (Couture, 2014, p.60). Lex Talionis, Latin for law of retribution, connects to the biblical adage of “an eye for an eye,” which later specifies the offenders get the punishment in which they deserve in exchange for crime they have committed (Sieter, 2014, p. 26). Sanctions consist of capital punishment, incarceration, intermediate sanctions (intense supervised probation), or standard probation, where each goal of corrections connects with the sanctions....   [tags: crime, punishment, deterrence] 1301 words
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Juvenile Justice Organization - The juvenile justice organization is rooted in the normal criminal justice organization. The major objective of a juvenile court might be different from the criminal court; however, the procedures have resemblance in application. The organizations are anchored in shielding society and seizing criminals responsible for their deeds. Once a juvenile, in this case Colleen M, goes into the juvenile justice structure, she goes through the intake procedure, detention, adjudication, disposition and aftercare (Scholte, 2002)....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 891 words
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Criminal Sentencing Purpose - Criminal Sentencing purpose There was once a Television show name “Berretta” and the show theme song said do not do crime if you cannot do the time. That is a true saying, one that should be on every criminal mind why they are committing a crime. Sentencing a criminal for crimes for which they have been convicted of is their due punishment according to the severity of the crime committed. The Courts have for centuries punished criminals according to the belief of the society in which the crime was committed....   [tags: Crime Criminal Justice]
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Drug Arrests on College Campuses - ... In addition to all of this, the rehabs.com report was published on February 4, 2014. It is very likely that the information is outdated. However, it could possibly mean that it is outdated since the information listed derives from other sources as well. The tricky thing here is it is unclear whether the information listed on those websites hold any truth to it or not. The lack of an author in any kind of report online is always a problem, and that is what will be discussed in the following section of this paper....   [tags: substance abuse and higher education] 1866 words
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Landcare Revegetation - Rehabilitation is the process of reclaiming land for economical or conservation purposes. This process usually involves re-vegetation. The main aim in rehabilitation is to either return the land to a self-sustaining ecosystem or prepare the land for human use, i.e. crops, pastures and plantations. Rehabilitation should take place at a rate that is significantly higher than natural succession. Several principles are implemented for successful rehabilitation. Of these principles includes the need for preventing disasters and anticipating problems before they arise, if this is taken to consideration then rehabilitation will be less costly and trouble free....   [tags: essays research papers] 1410 words
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Boot Camps: A Good Way to Deter Youth Offenders in Queensland? - In recent years, the Queensland Government along with other states in Australia have discarded the idea of using court-referred conferencing, instead choosing to follow other avenues for the rehabilitation of youth offenders. One of these avenues is the controversial use of boot camps. Within Queensland specifically, there has been a strong wave of both media and public support for the use of these camps, with much research being conducted to examine whether they are a useful avenue to follow. The use of boot camps has been controversial in many countries around the world, such as the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom and this paper will examine whether these controversial camps w...   [tags: alternative means of reformation]
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Incarcerated Offender Reentry Plan - Considering the cost of new programs, budget shortfalls and cutbacks the state of Hawaii is experiencing at this time, we ask. What benefits would the state incur by immediately implementing an incarcerated offender reentry plan. Additionally, we ask. How would the immediate implementation of an incarcerated offender reentry plan affect a community’s economy and security. Perhaps, to effectively consider the impact of these questions I will need to determine why there is a need to immediately implement an incarcerated offender reentry plan....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Juvenile Justice System: Juveniles Should Be Treated the Same as an Adult Criminal - ... There are many reasons against why offenders of a crime that are under eighteen should not be treated the same as an offender of a crime that is 18 or older. One of these reasons being that the brain of a person that is under the age of 18 is not fully developed, compared to an adults brain. Studies show that the brain is not done maturing when you are under 18 and the ages 10-20 are considered a period of change in one’s life, thus ones judgment and reasoning is not fully developed. Studies on the brain have shown that the frontal lobe is the lobe that is responsible for good decision making and impulsive control....   [tags: brain, peer pressure, help] 629 words
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Sex Offender Literature Review - Introduction Prison occupies a central symbolic role within the criminal justice system and is meant to be a critical deterrent to future offending. The commonly held view is that offenders must be placed in prison because they have deviated from society’s norms. They are typically branded as misfits or lawbreakers. According to Smith (2004) a sex offender is “someone who has committed or attempted to commit any type of illegal or non-consensual sexual act and/or any sexual behaviour involving children under the legal age of consent, based upon the laws governing the location where the sexual behaviour occurred." The purpose of the Department of Corrections in Queensland is to provide, in p...   [tags: Prison, Symbolic Role, Criminal Justice System]
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Patient Diagnosed with Dermatomyositis - Background and Purpose. This case report describes a patient admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation facility after being diagnosed with dermatomyositis. The purpose of this case study is to describe a patient diagnosed with dermatomyositis, and detail the rehabilitation management provided to improve the patient’s functional status. Case Description. A 30 year old Caucasian female was admitted on 10/17/2013 to an inpatient rehabilitation facility. The patient began developing progressive extremity weakness in May of 2013....   [tags: Dermatomyositis Case Study] 1786 words
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The Positive Effects of Having Sport Activities for Prisoners - ... Whether the prisoners had these mental health issues before going into a correctional facility or if it develops while they are incarcerated, physical activity can easily lower these rates. With being behind bars for (x) amount of months or years, personal distress is a common trait the prisoners will encounter. In a study, Dr. Bilderbeck said, “This was only a preliminary study, but nothing has been done like this before. Offering yoga sessions in prisons is cheap, much cheaper than other mental health interventions....   [tags: correctional facilities, United States] 1712 words
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Criminal Justice History - Throughout the 19th century, the criminal justice system in America and beyond began to evolve into a structure that more closely resembles the institution today. Prior to this period the criminal justice system was composed of laws based on moral commandments, social precedents and arbitrary punishments. The reform movement of the 1800s brought new outlooks on criminal acts and launched new methods of punishment that humanized and rationalized the criminal justice system. The ancient criminal justice system existed as codes of law that were written copies of moral and social precedents carved into stone or clay tablets and displayed in public areas....   [tags: US System, Reform] 1185 words
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Identifying Therapeutic Goals - The behavior therapist is likely to work with a client in identifying therapeutic goals through several means. Identifying therapeutic goals is one of his top priorities because only then can he truly go to work to help his client. He has his purpose in mind: to work through a systematic process to help his client to the best of his ability. The behavior therapist has confidence that the behavioral therapeutic models have been tried and tested. He understands that his focus is on his client’s current problems, specific goals and treatment plan....   [tags: Counseling] 889 words
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Animal Abuse: The Quiet Epidemic - The Quiet Epidemic Animal abuse is a quiet epidemic that is spreading throughout the world. The amount of animal abuse is growing and we must do something to stop it. Animal abuse is not putting a choke collar on a dog to keep it from biting an individual; it is not killing an animal for food. Animal abuse is the knowing or intentional "(1) tortures or serious overworks [of] an animal"; the "(2) failing unreasonably to provide necessary food, care, or shelter for an animal in his custody; kills, injures, or administers poison to an animal; [or] (6) causes one animal to fight with another" (Title 3)....   [tags: Sociology] 821 words
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No Vote for Prisoners in the United Kingdom - United Kingdom is one of the countries of European Union which bans voting among convicted prisoners (Black, Dhami, and Easter 2012, 44). According to ICPS (2013), total population of prisoners in UK,including Scotland and Northern Ireland equals to 94,136. Allowing inmates to take a part in elections became a serious political issue aftr the decision of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the "Hirst vs UK" case, which ruled that the rights of convicted were violated by total prohibition on voting in the elections undr the ECHR....   [tags: inmates, elections, human rights]
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The Effect of Adapted Physical Activity of Everyday Motivation and Self-Effiacy of People with Disabilities - Topic Effect of Adapted Physical Activity participation on everyday motivation and self-efficacy for people with disabilities. Introduction Physical activity is not a large priority for people with disabilities. Unfortunately, individuals with disabilities face several barriers to physical activity participation and healthy eating behaviors, leading to more sedentary lifestyles, with poorer health consequences (De, Small, & Baur, 2008; Havercamp, Scanlin, & Roth, 2004; Kemeny, Arnhold, & Herold, 2012)....   [tags: disabilities, activity, motivation] 1817 words
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Nurses are the Eyes and Ears of the Multidisciplinary Team - QSEN Patient Case Study Application of Informatics On February 11, 2014, a 64 year old female began having tingling and numbness in her right side and face, she notified family and they called 911 to dispatch an ambulance to her home. The ambulance transported her to Ellis Medicine’s emergency room on Nott Street in Schenectady. In the emergency room her main complaints and symptoms were right-side weakness, headache, nausea, and decreased level of consciousness. The symptoms were consistent with signs and symptoms of a stroke....   [tags: healthcare practices]
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Preferences, Barriers and Facilitators for Establishing Comprehensive Stroke Units - ... The approach to data collection is diligent with personal distribution of surveys and data collection by 2 researchers who did not influence respondents by comment or expression. Questionnaires were adequately described, using mainly close-ended questions of type 1) multiple-choice (with option for free-text), and 2) scaled questions. Data was analysed using standard statistical methods. There was a high response rate which likely reflects the diligent survey distribution method. Data integrity was maintained by checking quality of responses and exclusion of survey responses that violated instructions....   [tags: multidisciplinary survey] 1102 words
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Best Practices of Nonpharmacological Modalities for Pain Relief - This paper will discuss the use of nonpharmacological modalities for pain relief. Pain can be difficult to assess in clients. It is different for each individual and the best way to determine a client’s pain is through subjective data. I learned in lecture that it is also important to observe a client’s facial expressions, posture, and body movements when assessing for pain. I was lucky to be able to experience in clinical this semester, many clients who were experiencing severe post-operative pain....   [tags: Alternative Medicine]
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The Psychological Impact of Injury on Athletes - Due to the nature of sport, athletes will always be faced with the possibility of becoming injured. Empirical research has demonstrated that injury has a psychological impact on athletes (Quinn & Fallon, 1999). Indeed, sports practitioners often witness negative psychological impacts such as depression and in extreme cases suicidal tendencies in the injured athlete (Jevon & Johnston, 2003). Injuries have a dramatic impact upon an athlete’s life (Deutsch, 1985), Crossman (1997) interviewed athletic trainers and established that 47% of respondents believed that every injured athlete suffered psychological trauma....   [tags: psychology, sports, training, trauma]
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Complication of Amputation and Edema - ... Prostheses typically provide limited return of normal function in the case of upper extremity amputation. However, amputations of fingers and thumbs most often decrease the ability to accomplish tasks requiring manual dexterity. Complications of amputation include edema (swelling of tissues), contracture (abnormal, often permanent shortening of muscle tissue), infection, and pain (Seymour as cited in Clawson, 2009, p. 394). A certain amount of edema at the stump (the distal end of a post-amputation limb) generally occurs following surgery, although early fitting of prosthesis will curtain this type of edema....   [tags: lower extremities, physiotherapy]
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New Model For An Improved Penal System - Gentlemen of the Association, I am here to present to you an idea; the idea that our prison system is currently working against all of that for which we stand. Unfortunate as it may be, the current system we have implemented in our penitentiaries is failing. The current administration lacks the control it should naturally have; the prisoners who are released are likely to recommit crimes and thus continue to pose a threat to society while also reentering the system multiple times. I propose to phase out the current industrial system we long ago implemented, and in its place put into operation a newly rehabilitative and therapeutic model of the penitentiary....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 1301 words
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Community Based Corrections: Viable Alternative to Incarceration - Community-based corrections alleviate overcrowded correctional facilities, reduce taxpayer burden, and rehabilitate offenders, while providing effective, efficient low cost methods of supporting public safety, community rehabilitation, behavior modification and personnel responsibility, because it uses multiple approaches and involves both legislative and judicial personnel in all steps of the process. Community-based corrections facilities are located in the community and support diverse rehabilitative programs including restitution, community service and repayment of monetary fines (Moses, 2007)....   [tags: legal reform, social reform, criminal justice]
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US Prison System - US Prison System There are many people who are critical of the US‘s prison sysetm; the idea of locking up those who commit crimes against a society simply to keep them from doing harm. Many say that more rehabilatation is necessary to improve these individuals and, therefore, society as a whole. What are some ways of doing this. Do you agree/disagree with this view and why. Is the prison system currently in place the best option for society. 2 pages, double spaced, 12pt. font. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink....   [tags: Jail Imprisonment Crime Law Essays] 659 words
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Correctional Institutes Do Not Correct or Rehabilitate Prisoners - ... (Tate & Bacigal, 2014, p. 3-4) This is saying that the justice system formulated in a way to deliver reputable punishment and to help offenders of all sort of crime. The justice systems have formulated to build better law-abiding patterns of behavior within individuals of all sorts. So how this is so. The sociological theory shows the outcome of an individual is based of his/her surroundings environment. “Crime is the end product of various social process, especially inappropriate socialization and social learning” (Schmalleger, 2014, p.83-99)....   [tags: segregation, society, crime] 893 words
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The Increased Prison Population and Improper Punishment System - Social scientists and organizational psychologist have given additional acknowledgment to the influence of social and cultural issues in organizational system (Carter, 2000, p. 2). This clearly indicates that how these issues affect many fields of society and how important is their resolution. Many key global events of the last decade have captured attention on issues of nationalism and cultural diversities. As Hallinan and Jackson says, “Within the context of the post 9/11 era a complex and arguably contradictory and paradoxical set of conditions, practices and policies have emerged in relation to how we see, represent, understand and acknowledge the diversity of ‘Others’” (2008)....   [tags: criminal justice, criminal science, judicial]
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Prisoners and The Development of Severe Mental Illness - ... The upsetting truth is that failure to properly treat mentally ill prisoners does not appear to be a matter of lacking mental health resources, but instead a refusal to use them. A statewide Florida survey of mental health screening within jails showed that although 93% of facilities reported having the tools for implementing mental illness screening, only less than half of the inmates actually had access to counseling. The authors Borum and Rand (2000) conclude that there is a gap between the mental health services jails report to offer and what they are in fact offering....   [tags: lack of attention, sanity, prisons] 1385 words
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Removal of The Colora River Bank - The function of riparian zone vegetation and river banks in South Africa, are under constant threat of anthropogenic activities such as mining and agricultural practices along riverine areas. The degradation of such vegetation and the collapse or removal of river banks has a profound wide spread and long term effect on the riverine environment (Zainudin et al. 2013). Initiatives such as Working for Water (WfW) has taken up the challenge to actively restore degraded and disturbed riverine environments in order to restore the quality and availability of water in South African catchment areas (Palmer et al....   [tags: south africa, forest act,riparian vegetation]
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